Janet Starr Powell Whitlock

October 4, 1951 - December 27, 2020
Janet Starr Powell Whitlock


Janet Starr Powell Whitlock, 69, entered into eternal peace on December 27, 2020.

Born in Wilmington, NC on October 4, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Hershell Ryland Powell and Vivian Langley Powell. She graduated from Hoggard High School and went on to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

She is survived by her two daughters, Holly Boyer and her husband Bill of Wilmington, Windy Sexton and her husband Virgil of Wilmington; grandchildren Lily, Ella, August, and Noah; brother Mark Powell and his wife Sharon of Wilmington; sisters Andrea Asbury and her husband Andrew of Wilmington, Char Lynn Daughtry and her late husband Eddie, who was like a brother to Janet, of Clearwater; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will hold a private service.

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  • December 31, 2020
    Angela Hill lit a candle:
    Lit since December 31, 2020 at 12:26:57 PM

  • January 01, 2021
    Barbara Washa says:
    So sorry Holly and family for the loss of your mother, grandmother,and mother in law. Prayers are with you at this sad time.

  • January 01, 2021
    Linda A Payette says:
    Holly I am so sorry to hear about your Mother ...my prayers go out to you and your family

  • January 01, 2021
    Michael and Shelley Jonik says:
    Holly, Michael and I are so sorry for the loss of your mom. We send our thoughts and prayers.

  • January 01, 2021
    Esther Hynes says:
    I am so very sorry for your loss, Holly! May God give you peace during this time!